Veterinary Implications of COVID-19: A Resource List

April 23, 2020 - 1 minute read

Our scientific understanding of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19, is evolving. We want to provide you with the most reliable and up-to-date information about the veterinary implications of the pandemic. Below, we’ve compiled a list of resources compiled by trusted organizations. Most of these are being updated as new information comes to light. We will be watching the situation closely and will inform you of any significant developments. Stay home and stay safe!

Resources for Pet Owners

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
SARS-CoV-2 in Animals

World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
Questions and Answers on the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): If You Have Animals

The Dog Aging Project Veterinary Team
Reddit Ask Science AMA: Animals and COVID-19 (April 15)

Dr. Anne Hohenhouse, DACVIM from The Animal Medical Center
COVID-19 and Pets: Your Questions Answered (March 18, 2020)

US Department of Agriculture: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Tracking Animal Cases of COVID-19 in the US


Resources for Veterinary Professionals

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
What Veterinarians Need to Know

 World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA)
COVID-19: Advice and Resources

International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases (ISCAID)
SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Cats, Dogs, and Ferrets: Current State of Knowledge for Veterinary Health Care Providers


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